landscape photography in Bulgaria

Sunset over Stob pyramids

Stob pyramids

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Landscape photography trip Stob pyramids are a majestic set of land formation situated only about an hour drive south of Sofia, Bulgaria. At the end of the road you start a walk along a track for about 40 minutes that takes you up to a wonderful panorama view.…
St.Nikolai monument

Cape Kaliakra sunrise

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Cape Kaliakra After welcoming the sunrise at Buzludzha peak we wanted to get another sunrise. This time it would be at Cape Kaliakra: 8 km long cape on the Northern Black sea coast. From the top of the mountain, we descended down tot he Black sea coast.…
sunrise

Buzludzha sunrise

It was freezing cold! I spent about two minutes without gloves setting my camera and then could not feel my fingers. I seriously thought I might be on my way to loose my fingers but could not admit it.…
Backlight sand pyramids near Melnik

Melnik pyramids

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Melnik pyramids are not far from where I live, but it has been some time since I last wrote here but here am I back again. I used the time during the Christmas holidays to visit some of my favourite areas.…
Sunset over the gorge

Gorge photography

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It’s been a long time since I last did any landscape photography and any related blog post. Well, here I am back again with a story from the past weekend when I wanted to explore some areas not far from Sofia.…
the eye and the Kidney © Iordan Hristov

Seven lakes – photography trip

Just returned from a wonderful weekend that I spent in Rila mountains. My plants were to study the opportunities for photographing the seven lakes which are really picturesque and well visited by a great number of people.…
Sand pyramid picture

Sand pyramid

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There are two areas with sand pyramid in South Western part of Bulgaria. This part of the country is known for its mild climate with strong Mediterranean influence suggesting high diversity of bird species and beautiful landscapes.…
Mid winter count of waterbirds

Birdwatching trip: Mid-winter count

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In the past weekend I took part in the Mid-winter count of waterbirds organized by the Bulgarian Society for the Protection of birds. After the census I decided to check a few sites for some target birds for an inquiry from a customer for a birdwatching tour around Sofia.…
mountains in Bulgaria images

Autumn colors in Vratchanski balkan, Bulgaria

Autumn colours are rather picturesque for landscape photographers. This is what made us plan a trip to a place which is not rather popular: Vratchanski  balkan. Situated only about an hour drive north of Sofia it is still rather preserved with open plateau and meadows, deep gorges, and old forest.…